Interested individuals are encouraged to submit 500-word abstracts =
or completed papers to the Literature and Psychology session at the =
South Central Modern Language Association Conference to be held 26-28 =
October in Ft. Worth, Texas.=20
The session will be an open topic; papers addresssing any and all =
issues pertinent to the intersection between literature and psychology =
will be considered.
If interested, please send a 500-word abstract or the completed =
paper to John G. Morris, Professor of English, Cameron University, 2800 =
W. Gore Blvd, Lawton, OK 73505. If you prefer, you send either the =
abstract or paper via e-mail attachment (WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, or =
Interested individuals are encouraged to submit 500-word abstracts =
James Dickey as Literary Critic James Dickey Special Session, SAMLA 2006
Please submit a one-page abstract and a one-paragraph vita in order to be considered for the James Dickey Special Session at SAMLA, November 10-12, 2006. The annual conference will be held at the Hilton Charlotte Center City in Charlotte, NC. The topic of this special session will be "James Dickey as Literary Critic."
***Please note that we have extended the submission deadline to
January 31, 2006****
The 8th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group
?Spaces of Dissent: The Borders of Transnational Dreams?
Keynote Speakers: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Peter Hitchcock
March 30-April 1, 2006 at the University of Florida
Abstracts are invited for the MLA 2006 panels sponsored by the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment. MLA will be held in Philadelphia in December 2006 and all presenters must be member of MLA at the time of acceptance of their proposals for the panel, i.e. April 2006.
Feminist Ethics and Systems of Hierarchy
Abstracts (250-300 words) are invited that explore the interconnections between the domination of animals, women, and/or people of color.What place do these hierarchal systems hold in the fabric and literature of feminist ethics? Submit by March 1, 2006 to bcook_at_mtaloy.edu.
CFP: "POSTMODERNISM AND NARRATOLOGY" (1 March; 27-30 December 2006)
Proposed Special Session for the 2006 MLA Convention in Philadelphia,
December 27-30, 2006=20
This proposed panel deals with the impressive range of odd strategies of =
narration and the deconstruction of traditional story parameters in =
postmodernist fiction. Proposals for papers by 1 March to: =
Bitte beachten Sie meine neue Email Adresse: greta.olson_at_gmx.net=20
Please make note of my new email address: greta.olson_at_gmx.net
Dr. Greta Olson=20
Call for Papers
6th Annual CRAFT, CRITIQUE, CULTURE Conference
April 7-9, 2006
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
CFP: "Taking Exception"
**Extended deadline** Deadline for Abstracts:
Friday, January 20, 2006.
Cornell University, March 3-4, 2006
Keynote speaker: Jeffrey Santa Ana, Dartmouth
The Cornell English Department's Graduate Student
Spring Conference is currently accepting abstracts for
its fifth annual conference on literary, cultural, and
theoretical notions of "taking exception". We are
seeking papers of no more than 15 to 20 minutes
addressing issues such as the construction and
interpretation of exceptional subject positions
(including race, gender, ability and sexuality),
exceptional literary and cultural
forms, and the politics / poetics of resistance.
Papers on the critical legacy of Wayne Booth and/or ethical criticism,
to be presented at the Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Tucson, AZ,
October 12-14, 2006.
Send submissions to:
Dr. Alan Blackstock
Assistant Professor of English
Utah State University-Uintah Basin
987 E. Lagoon Street
8th Graduate Symposium on Foreign Languages and Literatures
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
March 3-4, 2006
MULTIPLICITIES AND TRANSITIONS
The Graduate Students in Foreign Languages and Literatures and=20
Comparative Literature at Purdue University invite proposals for their=20=
8th Graduate Symposium. The intention of this symposium is to examine=20
and explore issues of transitional identities in both their historical=20=
CFP: Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing (3/1/06; MLA '06, 12/27/06-12/30/06)
Call For Papers for a proposed Special Session
Modern Language Association (MLA)
Annual meeting December 27-30, 2006, in Philadelphia
Art Objects and Women's Words: Women's Ekphrastic Writing
This goal of this panel is to explore how female authors have produced verbal representations of visual representations.
DURRELL SCHOOL OF CORFU
CALL FOR SEMINAR PAPERS
'EMPIRE AND AFTERMATH: CORE AND PERIPHERY'
The Durrell School of Corfu will hold a seminar on the topic 'Empire and
Aftermath: Core and Periphery' at its Library and Study Centre in Corfu,
4-10 June 2006.
The 400-year rule of the Ionian islands by the 'Serenissima' Republic of
Venice and the 50-year administration of the 'Septinsular Republic' of those
islands by Britain provide us with examples of strategic control of
Mediterranean communications by interests vested in the diplomatic and
commercial manipulation of trade routes and nodes of power.
Male Sexuality in the Female Mind =96 from Aphra Behn to Slash Fan =
This is an open call for proposal abstracts. We are putting together a=20=
collection of essays that focus on how male sexuality has been=20
represented by women writers, from Aphra Behn=92s post-Restoration drama=20=
to cyber space fan fiction (slash specifically). The objective of the=20
study is to highlight, trace and analyze representations of male desire=20=
and sexuality through texts (literary, cinematic, cyber, etc) in order=20=
to explore how male sexuality is and has been imagined and re-imagined=20=
The University of West Georgia
CALL FOR PAPERS 2006
21^ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE CONFERENCE
Suggested theme: FEAR AND AWE
For the 2006 conference, papers and sessions may be presented on any
conception of fear and awe in literature, visual arts, and/ or cinema.
Papers may be in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish.
We welcome also proposals for papers on _any topic_ of interest to
literature, culture, and art scholars.
When: *November 2-4, 2006 <>
*Where*: Sheraton Colony Square Hotel-Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia <>
*Deadline for one-page abstracts*: May 30, 2006 <>
Trans --: Negotiations and Resistance
19th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Association of English Graduate Students
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
April 7 - 8, 2006
* Keynote speakers
* Abstract deadline extension
* Conference website
We are pleased to announce critical keynote speaker Juana Maria Rodriguez, and creative keynote speaker Pireeni Sundaralingam, with Colm O'Riain.
The Media & Literature discussion group is arranging the following session for the MLA meeting in Philadelphia, December 2006:
Papers on the aesthetics, politics, and poetics of code; machine translation; relations between natural languages & programming languages; codework; protocols; genetic code and biomedia; operational text.
Abstracts and brief CVs by March 17 to Rita Raley <raley at english.ucsb.edu>.